This stage takes you from the hamlet of Seathwaite to the Hawes End road junction on the west side of Derwent Water and is approximately 12km or 7.5 miles in length with a total ascent of 391m and total descent of 428m.
On the Ramble in Brandelhow Park beside Derwent Water
From Folly Bridge just east of Seatoller you can turn right rather than left and instead of heading uphill around High Doat follow the river to join the Cumbria Way just west of Rosthwaite. You then continue following the River Derwent until the primary Ramble route rejoins as it descends alongside Broadslack Gill.
Shortly afterwards you can again decide to follow the Cumbria Way which keeps closer to the shore of Derwent Water, rejoining the primary Ramble route at Hawes End.